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2013 House Bill 5077: Establish statutory right to breastfeed in public
  1. Introduced by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) on October 10, 2013, to establish in law that a woman has a right to breastfeed a baby in a “place of public accommodation” or public facility. A woman would be entitled to “the full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations” in this places, and if denied them could sue for actual damages or up to $200 in “presumed” damages.
    • Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on October 10, 2013.